Lifestyle Health Jason Momoa Attends the 2022 Oscars One Day After Hernia Surgery, Jokes He's 'Getting Old' "Throwing bodies around ... getting old, bro," Jason Momoa joked at the 2022 Oscars of getting hernia surgery after finishing production on Aquaman 2 By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE since 2016. People Editorial Guidelines Published on March 27, 2022 08:40 PM Share Tweet Pin Email A surgery didn't stop Jason Momoa from attending the 2022 Academy Awards! The Aquaman 2 actor revealed at the 94th Oscars in a conversation with Extra ahead of the show on Sunday that he "just finished filming" the sequel to 2018's Aquaman, and "had a hernia surgery yesterday." "Throwing bodies around ... getting old, bro," joked Momoa, 42. The Dune actor, who is presenting at the ceremony, added of his sunglasses, "I got to read tonight. I can't see far away … they are prescription." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human-interest stories. Jason Momoa. Mike Coppola/Getty Oscars 2022 by the Numbers: 120 Musicians, 80 Dancers — and 14,000 COVID Tests Momoa went on to tell Extra that he was "excited for Dune" — which is up in 10 categories, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Cinematography — "to win some awards." "[I'm] excited to see my friends and my [step]daughter [Zoë Kravitz]," he continued. "And I'm excited to announce these eight very important awards." The eight awards Momoa is referring to are the categories that will be presented in the hour before the live broadcast begins, with their wins edited into the live broadcast for viewers at home. The categories are Best Documentary Short Subject, Best Film Editing, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Original Score, Best Production Design, Best Animated Short Film, Best Live-Action Short Film, and Best Sound. RELATED VIDEO: Jason Momoa Jokes He's Hiding Baywatch Gig From His Kids: "We Don't Say the B Word" Momoa is among several previously announced Oscars presenters including Lady Gaga, Kevin Costner, Anthony Hopkins, Lily James, Zoë Kravitz, John Leguizamo, Simu Liu, Rami Malek, Rosie Perez, Chris Rock, Uma Thurman, Ruth E. Carter, Yuh-Jung Youn, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Woody Harrelson, Samuel L. Jackson, Halle Bailey, Daniel Kaluuya, Mila Kunis, Shawn Mendes, Lupita Nyong'o, Tyler Perry, Tracee Ellis Ross, Naomi Scott, Wesley Snipes and John Travolta. Joining the latter list are Elliot Page, Jennifer Garner, Tiffany Haddish, Bill Murray, Encanto's Stephanie Beatriz, DJ Khaled, H.E.R., Shaun White, Tony Hawk and Kelly Slater. Most recently, the presenters list was also revealed to include Rachel Zegler, Josh Brolin, Jacob Elordi, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jill Scott, J.K. Simmons, Serena Williams and Venus Williams. The 2022 Oscars are airing Sunday from Hollywood's Dolby Theatre on ABC.